President Obama has commuted the sentences of 72 more inmates to bring his total commutations to 944. Professor P.S. Ruckman of Northern Illinois University explains why the move is unprecedented.
More than 700,000 people have been temporarily shielded from deportation by President Obama's immigration program. Many are watching the presidential race to see how long the policy will last.
The website I Waited 96 Years documents women born before the ratification of the 19th Amendment casting their ballots for Hillary Clinton.
Nearly all 50 states have asked for federal assistance in protecting their voting systems and Ohio has asked the National Guard for help.
Scott Simon speaks with ESPN's Howard Bryant about the Cub's world series victory, and the importance of baseball in our lives.
Firearms sales are soaring across the country in the lead up to Election Day. Gun shop owners and firearm manufacturers are pointing to election-related angst as the cause.
Hillary Clinton campaigned in Ohio, Michigan, and Pennsylvania in an effort to excite young voters and shore up turnout among African-Americans in states that can protect her path to victory.
Iraqi forces are fighting to retake Mosul from ISIS, but could ISIS lose the battle and still win the war? Seth Jones from the Rand corporation looks at other insurgencies in history for answers.
Want to fool facial recognition software? Try some groovy glasses. It turns out patterned glasses can lead the program to misidentify people.
In North Dakota the Army Corps of Engineers met with Native American leader hoping to avoid more confrontations between police and Dakota Access Pipeline protesters.